Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts
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Articles are listed in order of acceptance.

  1. Shields, G. S., & Slavich, G. M. (2017). Lifetime stress exposure and health: A review of contemporary assessment methods and biological mechanisms. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 11(8), e12335.
    2016 Impact Factor: 2.282
  2. Goldfarb, E. V., Shields, G. S., Daw, N. D., Slavich, G. M., & Phelps, E. A. (2017). Low lifetime stress exposure is associated with reduced stimulus-response memory. Learning and Memory, 24, 162-168.
    2016 Impact Factor: 2.894
  3. Shields, G. S., Sazma, M., McCullough, A. C., & Yonelinas, A. P. (2017). The effects of stress on memory: A meta-analysis and integrative review. Psychological Bulletin, 143, 636-675.
    2016 Impact Factor: 16.793
  4. Shields, G. S., Moons, W. G., & Slavich, G. M. (2017). Inflammation, self-regulation, and health: An immunologic model of self-regulatory failure. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 12, 588-612.
    2016 Impact Factor: 7.359
  5. Shields, G. S., Moons, W. G., & Slavich, G. M. (2017). Better executive function under stress mitigates the effects of recent life stress exposure on health in young adults. Stress, 20, 75-85.
    2016 Impact Factor: 2.590
  6. Shields, G. S., Toussaint, L. L., & Slavich, G. M. (2016). Stress-related changes in personality: A longitudinal study of perceived stress and trait pessimism. Journal of Research in Personality, 64, 61-68.
    2016 Impact Factor: 2.251
  7. Shields, G. S., Sazma, M. A., & Yonelinas, A. P. (2016). The effects of acute stress on core executive functions: A meta-analysis and comparison with cortisolNeuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 68, 651-668.
    2015 Impact Factor: 8.580
    Supplementary Material
  8. Yang, Y., Cao, S., Shields, G. S., Teng, Z., & Liu, Y. (2016). The relationships between rumination and core executive functions: A meta-analysisDepression and Anxiety, 34, 37-50.
    2015 Impact Factor: 5.004
  9. Shields, G. S., Trainor, B. C., Lam, J. C. W., & Yonelinas, A. P. (2016). Acute stress impairs cognitive flexibility in men, not women. Stress, 19, 542-546.
    2015 Impact Factor: 2.383
  10. Toussaint, L. L., Shields, G. S., & Slavich, G. M. (2016). Forgiveness, stress, and health: A five-week dynamic parallel process study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 50, 727–735.
    2015 Impact Factor: 4.195
  11. Shields, G. S., Lam, J. C. W., Trainor, B. C., & Yonelinas, A. P. (2016). Acute stress enhances decision-making competence: Evidence for the role of DHEA. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 67, 51-60.
    2015 Impact Factor: 4.704
  12. Shields, G. S., Moons, W. G., Tewell, C. A., & Yonelinas, A. P. (2016). The effect of negative affect on cognition: Anxiety, not anger, impairs executive function. Emotion, 16, 792-797.
    2015 Impact Factor: 3.082
  13. Shields, G. S., Kuchenbecker, S. Y., Pressman, S. D., Sumida, K. D., & Slavich, G. M. (2016). Better cognitive control of emotional information is associated with reduced pro-inflammatory cytokine reactivity to emotional stress. Stress, 19, 63-68.
    2015 Impact Factor: 2.383
  14. Shields, G. S., & Moons, W. G. (2016). Avoidance-related EEG asymmetry predicts circulating interleukin-6. Emotion, 16, 150-154.
    2015 Impact Factor: 3.082
  15. Shields, G. S., Bonner, J. C., & Moons, W. G. (2015). Does cortisol influence core executive functions? A meta-analysis of acute cortisol administration effects on working memory, inhibition, and set-shifting. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 58, 91-103.
    2014 Impact Factor: 4.944
    Supplementary Material
  16. Moons, W. G., & Shields, G. S. (2015). Anxiety, not anger, induces inflammatory activity: An avoidance/approach model of immune system activation. Emotion, 15, 463-476.
    2014 Impact Factor: 3.383
  17. Toussaint, L. L., Shields, G. S., Dorn, G., & Slavich, G. M. (2016). Effects of lifetime stress exposure on mental and physical health in young adulthood: How stress degrades and forgiveness protects health. Journal of Health Psychology, 21, 1004-1014.
    2015 Impact Factor: 2.010
  18. Shields, G. S. (2014). Neuroscience and conscious causation: Has neuroscience shown that we cannot control our own actions?1 Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 5, 565-582.
    2013 Impact Factor: 1.366 (unofficial)
  19. Shields, G. S. (2014). Psychosis as a mechanism for coping with existential distress.1 Existential Analysis, 25(1), 142-158.
    2013 Impact Factor: 0.940 (unofficial)
  20. Shields, G. S. (2012). The aberrant contribution of the mirror neuron system in autism spectrum disorder.1 IMPULSE: The Premier Undergraduate Neuroscience Journal, 10, 2:1:1-11.
    2011 Impact Factor: 0.375 (unofficial)

1 Paper written as an undergraduate while at Simpson University.

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